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hardware

1. n. whiskey; potent liquor. This hardware is enough to knock your socks off.
2. n. hard drugs or hard liquor. No wine for me. Give me the hardware.
3. n. a weapon; a gun. (Underworld and Western.) I think I see your hardware showing.
4. n. computer parts, as opposed to computer programs. The software is okay, so it must be the hardware that’s off.
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Before gen-1 hardware becomes obsolete, write emulator em1:2 and run all gen-1 software under em1:2 in the future.
Integrating turn-of-the-century charm with modern tastes and baby boomer nostalgia, Restoration Hardware, which has stores in Sherman Oaks and Woodland Hills, offers a potpourri of home furnishings, door pulls, bath items, cleaning supplies and even a few fun, nearly free days-of-yore items such as a wind-up toy tin robot.
On display and continuously demonstrated over the two-day event will be EVE's Hammer[R] SX/MX hardware accelerator and ZeBuUF4 hardware-assisted verification platform.
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Most hardware companies still do not officially support Linux, even though their products may work well with the right supporting drivers," said Johnson.
Hardware requirements: IBM or compatibles, 640Kb RAM, hard disk with 20Mb minimum recommended.
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